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September 06, 2001|By From staff reports

In Baltimore City

Jessamy undergoes surgery; will be out four to six weeks

Baltimore's State's Attorney Patricia C. Jessamy was scheduled to undergo surgery yesterday afternoon and is expected to be out of the office for four to six weeks while she recovers.

Deputy State's Attorney Haven H. Kodeck declined to disclose the nature of Jessamy's medical problem.

He said Jessamy scheduled the surgery after a recent visit to her doctor.

Young man fatally shot in East Baltimore alley

An 18-year-old man was fatally shot yesterday afternoon while walking in an East Baltimore alley.

Homicide Detective Dennis Raftery said John Anthony Streater Jr., who lived with his mother in the 3500 block of Chesterfield Ave. in Northeast Baltimore, was walking in an alley off the 1400 block of N. Rose St. about 12:30 p.m. when an unknown assailant shot him in the head at close range.

Raftery said Streater died less than an hour later at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Raftery at 410-396-2100.

Gilman School to install 12th headmaster tomorrow

Gilman School will formally install Jon C. McGill as its 12th headmaster in a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow in its Redmond C.S. Finney Arena during the annual all-school convocation.

Faculty, staff, board members and the student body of 968 boys will attend the ceremony. McGill succeeds Archibald R. Montgomery IV.

McGill previously taught at Forest Gate School and Chase Cross School in London; Wilmington Friends School in Wilmington, Del.; and most recently at Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he was associate head.

Police identify woman found slain on school lot

City police identified last night a woman whose body was found early yesterday on the parking lot of Windsor Hills Elementary School.

Police identified the victim as Durri Emmannuel, 27, of the 3900 block of Chatham Road in Northwest Baltimore. An autopsy found that she had been fatally stabbed, said Detective Greg MacGillivary of the homicide squad.

Anyone with information was asked to call MacGillivary or Detective William Ritz at 410-396- 2100.

Board approves funding for west-side development

The city Board of Estimates approved yesterday spending $330,000 to help private developers with road and infrastructure improvements for a new housing development in West Baltimore.

The Hillsdale Heights Neighborhood Association plans to extend Hillsdale Road and build 23 homes, which will sell for about $250,000. Residents of nearby Dickeyville oppose the project.

The total cost of the road and infrastructure work is expected to be $930,000. The neighborhood association is covering $600,000 of that cost with a bank loan.

In Baltimore County

Alzheimer's group to hold conference for caregivers

PARKVILLE - The Central Maryland chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will present "Dealing with Dementia," an annual conference for caregivers, on Sept. 22 at Oak Crest Village, 8800 Walther Blvd.

The conference will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The registration fee of $15 includes lunch. Information: 410-561-9099 or, outside the Baltimore area, 800-443-2273.

Community college board to meet Wednesday

ESSEX - The board of trustees for the Community College of Baltimore County will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Essex campus, 7201 Rossville Blvd.

The public session will be held in Room C213 in the College Community Center.

Members of the public who want to address the trustees can sign up outside the board meeting room by 7:15 p.m. Comments will be limited to two minutes.

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